Uber & Lyft Accident Attorneys in New York
Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft have become a hugely popular form of transportation throughout New York. Hailed for being convenient, affordable and easy to arrange, rideshares are an alternative way to help people get quickly around town whenever they need it.
But just like all motorists, rideshare drivers are at risk of being involved in car accidents at some point during their lives. When these crashes cause serious injuries, it’s important to contact an experienced car accident attorney to protect your rights to compensation.
Handling a rideshare accident claim is not as simple as resolving a conventional car accident claim in New York. The devoted team of trial lawyers at Belluck & Fox can help you obtain maximum compensation for your injuries. You may be eligible to recover money to pay for medical bills, replace lost wages and account for property damage, among other losses.
Contact us today for a free consultation.
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Ridesharing applications like Uber and Lyft are also known as transportation network companies, or TNCs. These TNCs operate much like a traditional taxi service. But instead of having a centralized taxi company responsible for maintaining, labeling and insuring those vehicles and training their operators, rideshare drivers manage their work as if they are running their own business.
Simply put, each rideshare driver is an independent contractor who can turn on and off his or her ridesharing app at any time.
In New York City, there are TNC